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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Old Pets Can Get Dementia Too

Dogs and people are similar in many ways. Their brains age in nearly parallel fashions. Older brains are not as speedy as younger ones,...

Physicality DC

At first glance, Physicality DC fitness studio may remind you of a gym for gymnasts. A thick blue mat serves as the studio floor,...

Vaccinations

We are frequently asked why we vaccinate, or immunize pets against certain diseases as many of these pathogens have become rare in our area....

Making Therapy Accessible to All

Most of us are aware of the benefits of diet, exercise and sleep, and how important it is to take care of our physical...

DC Health Link Offers Aid With Tax Penalty

DC Health Link has created a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for residents who learn about the individual responsibility requirement for the first time when...

District Combatives

Last summer a young man was walking down my little one-way street in the dark on his way home from work. He was looking...

Making End of Life Decisions

This January’s commentary is sad, but very worth having. As in all of life, there is death. It is part of the process and...

Keep It Moving: Exercising Over 65

The American College of Sports Medicine has ranked DC one of the fittest cities in the nation. It led the nation from 214-216 when...

How to Pick the Perfect Fitness Studio

Cycling, toning, yoga, stretch, core fitness, Pilates, strength training, self-defense, boxing, boot camp and personal training are just a few of the offerings at...

The Case for Detoxification

My guided detox program this fall wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be. Ten days of eating organic vegetables, fruits, healthy gluten-free...